Donya Zimmerman's alter ego is The Powerful Biz Woman. She is a business educator, public school teacher, published author, show host, and public speaker. Donya received her Juris Doctorate (JD) in Law from University of Baltimore Law School.
She has created the Ultimate Business Conversation that airs on Facebook Live and You Tube. Donya discusses everything Business Startup and Entrepreneurial Mindset. The Ultimate Business Conversation airs every Wednesday at 8:30 pm.
Donya has conducted several workshops and speaking engagements on business startups and female entrepreneurship.
Donya has started a movement, along with her business partner, Alina Lopez Thomas, the Ultimate Biz Conference. The purpose of the Conference is to educate aspiring entrepreneurs on the importance of building a business on a strong legal and financial foundation. The UBC Movement goal is to educate Entrepreneurs and Business Owners on how to "Bankrupt Your Biz" for longevity in business. The First Annual Ultimate Biz Conference was held in Boston, MA on June 23rd and 24th, 2017. The Second Annual Ultimate Biz Conference had to go to Virtual due to COVID-19 and it was held June 25th to 27th, 2020. The Third Annual Ultimate Biz Conference was held on June 25th & 26th, 2021. The theme for the 3rd Annual UBC Event was "How to Bankrupt Proof Your Business!" For UBC2022: Bankrupt Proof Your Biz, the UBC Team has decided to conduct 4 quarterly conferences for 2022.
Donya has contributed to several book collaborations that focus on business startup, female entrepreneurship, and successful living as an entrepreneur. She will be publishing her own book "Bankrupt Proof Your Biz" with a launch date in March 2022.
Being G.R.O.W.N, is a business and a lifestyle! As a women I’ve always considered myself to be well rounded and versed. After high school, I began my career as a tradeswomen in the Carpentry Industry. Amazingly enough, I loved it!. Unfortunately, the recession hit hard and I had to baled to survive financially.
I have always had an innate ability to help people by building strong relationships, therefore it seemed only natural to begin a career in the human service field. For over, 20 years I worked in the Public Sector for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at an agency were I gave it my all on daily. I believed in the work I did.
The Greater Resource of Women Networks (G.R.O.W.N) was formed. G.R.O.W.N.’s mission is to empower all women to feel confident in the skills they have to reach a level of success in the career path they have chosen or as an entrepreneur. Many of the women make a life change and take their transferable skills and develop themselves and their start-ups.
Public speaking, coaching, leadership and master networking skills are natural for me. As a co-business owner/host of the Ultimate Biz Conference (UBC) my presentations in business planning have become mastered. Along with the ability to bring excitement into the event room, our UBC events have provided powerful entrepreneurial resources for start-up businesses. The Chief Founder of the National Early Education Hub (NEEHUB) a consultant resource and early education job board.
I hold an Undergraduate degree in Business Management and have years of experience in quality assurance/control and compliance. A Business Planning Certificate from the Center of Women and Enterprise (CWE) and a thorough knowledge of the Early Education and Child Care Field. Recently, completing my Home Health Aid Certification and Certified Nursing Training.
I believe in the vision of G.R.O.W.N. Women which is to provide a resource and networking organization for women that gives them the power and freedom to launch their start-up entrepreneurial business by developing your transferable skills.
Alina Lopez Thomas, the strength of G.R.O.W.N. Women.